To have your non-profit event listed in Whistle Stop, send the date, time, location, and type of event by email to at least two weeks before the event. Please, no PDFs or photos.

Los Banos Police Department Food Drive now through Dec. 8. Bring any non-perishable food items to LBPD at 945 5th St. or Mechanics Bank at 601 I St. For more information call 209-827-7070.

Breakfast with Santa tickets on sale now through Dec. 9 at or at the Los Banos Community Center, 654 7th St. For more information call 209-827-7033.

Dec. 8

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Kiwanis Christmas Bazaar at Miller & Lux Building, 830 6th St., Los Banos. For more information call 209-261-2279.

5 p.m. doors open – Dos Palos Women’s Improvement Club Bingo Night at 6 p.m. American Legion Hall, 1601 Mable Drive, Dos Palos.

Dec. 9

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Breakfast with Santa at Los Banos Community Center. Pancake breakfast, games, arts & crafts and pictures with Santa. For more information call 209-827-7033.

Dec. 15

6 p.m. Los Banos Fire Department Family Movie Night at Fire Station 1, 333 7th St. Featured movie: “Polar Express”. For more information call 209-827-7025 or email

Dec. 16

11 a.m. to Noon – Volunteer Day at Meadowlands II Park, 2700 Snowgoose St., Los Banos.

Dec. 20

1 – 6 p.m. Community Blood Drive at Los Banos Community Center, 645 7th St.

Jan. 27

5 p.m. — Jiggs Grahan Memorial All You Can Eat Crab Feed at Dos Palos DES Hall. For tickets ($65) call Norman Clark (559) 352-1509,

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